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My name is Holli True and I am a High School Senior Portrait Photographer based in Eugene, Oregon.  I love nothing more than sharing my passion and heart for working with teen girls. This is what inspired me to become an industry educator and why I created the Evoke Senior Photography Workshop!

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I’ve been meaning to post the photos from the EVOKE WORKSHOP for awhile now, but summertime means a busy senior season! Needless to say, this time of year always gets a little crazy for my business and I tend to fall behind on my blog posts. So, I am so excited to finally get these […]

August 8, 2018

Say hello to this gorgeous blonde bombshell, Katie! She is one of my amazing 2019 Senior Models, so you’ll be seeing her face on the blog a lot in the future! Katie recently modeled for a full-day IN-PERSON MENTORING workshop with the lovely, GWEN SHOEMAKER. During Gwen’s 1-on-1 mentoring day, we covered a multitude of topics that […]

July 10, 2018

Evoke Workshop October 5-7, 2018  |  Eugene, Ore. The Evoke Workshop is an amazing event happening in Eugene, Oregon for senior photographers. Two intensive days loaded with content and hands-on teaching focused on every aspect of high school senior portrait photography. Topics covered include: posing, lighting, locations, marketing, branding, pricing, senior model programs and so […]

June 5, 2018

Specializing your photography can be a VERY daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be! You should build a business that you love, otherwise, what’s the point? When I started my photography business, I was a full-blown Generalist. I lacked focus and direction. I photographed everything. And I mean everything. My marketing was all over the […]

November 21, 2017

PHOTOGRAPHY TIP: ENGAGE, ENCOURAGE, ENGAGE The best photography tip for capturing authentic expressions and images full of life, is engagement and encouragement! It’s all about genuine interaction and providing positive feedback to your client. There is nothing more awkward than silence and during a shoot, you definitely want to avoid anything involving the word awkward. […]

November 14, 2017

Do you ever have those days (weeks, months…) that you feel like you’re tirelessly treading water, barely staying afloat? You’re not swimming or progressing toward anywhere or anything. You’re basically stagnant. That has been me lately. I’ve had a stirring from within for awhile now and it has me rethinking, revamping and reworking my business […]

November 8, 2017

I am so excited to announce a new feature on the blog: One Location, Four Poses. When I work with a senior client, I like to find a location with beautiful light and work the space to capture multiple shots. When I choose an area, I know in advance that I will spend a decent […]

September 25, 2017

Photographing High School Seniors Workshop 4-WEEK ONLINE WORKSHOP This past Spring, I taught my first run of Photographing High School Seniors via Click Photo School with Clickin’ Moms. It was amazing! I went into the course with an uncertainty of how running a workshop online would be. Having taught tons of in-person events, this was […]

September 11, 2017

CLIENT WELCOME PACKET FLASH SALE FOR JUST $50 available for a limited time only! WHAT’S INCLUDED: 20 page Session Guide -5.25 x 8.25 template for Magcloud Digest- (Table of Contents, Intro Letter, Session Prep, Collections & Pricing Menu, What to Wear and more) A Letter to the Parents -5 x 7 template for WHCC- (all text […]

September 8, 2017

School is officially back in session here in Oregon, so it’s only fitting that this post is all about senior photography education! This fall I have several opportunities for senior photographers available! Whether you prefer online or in-person, there is something just for you! I love nothing more than sharing my passion and love for […]

September 5, 2017

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